[PD] A mute device

Chuckk Hubbard badmuthahubbard at gmail.com
Sun Aug 28 21:53:23 CEST 2005

All those sends are unnecessary then. Here's my new version. Thanks again.

 On 8/28/05, Chuckk Hubbard <badmuthahubbard at gmail.com> wrote: 
> Aha, 'spigot' is the object I've been searching for. The purpose of the 
> "set set $1" was to prep the change object with the new value before 
> reinitializing the receive, so that the value doesn't jump when unmuted, so 
> the "set $1" is still necessary. The rest of the patch looks up a note name 
> according to y, which I only want it to do when manually dragging notes. 
>  Thanks!
>   Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2005 12:13:29 +0200
> From: Frank Barknecht <fbar at footils.org>
> Subject: Re: [PD] A mute device 
> To: pd-list at iem.at
> Message-ID: < 20050828101329.GA11691 at fliwatut.scifi>
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> Hallo,
> Chuckk Hubbard hat gesagt: // Chuckk Hubbard wrote:
> > Hi. I came up with this as a way to mute a stream of numbers. Basically, 
> I 
> ...
> > Is it illegal to send a "receive whatever" message to a non-GUI receive?
> It is not illegal, but personally I consider renaming receives in GUI
> objects a last resort, as this makes reading and understanding patches 
> much, much harder and can lead to subtle logic errors. For example I
> had a rather hard time figuring out what your patch is supposed to do
> by looking at it, until I opened all GUI objects to find the one which
> has the "raty" or "nothing" receive.
> In your patch it is not necessary to make things so complicated. Using
> a [spigot] makes everything much clearer, at least accoding to my
> taste.
> Also your "set set $1" construct could be replaced by a simple [f]
> where you can use the cold right inlet to store a number without
> outputting until a bang arrives at the hot left inlet.
> I illustrated this in the attached patch based on your previous 
> mute.pd
> Ciao
> --
> Frank Barknecht _ ______footils.org__

"It is not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, that the lover of 
knowledge is reluctant to step into its waters."
-Friedrich Nietzsche, "Thus Spoke Zarathustra"
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